Legendary Philly Duo Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff Talk About Their Great Careers, and Hall Of Fame Induction
By Jonathan Widran
Forty-five years after Kenneth “Kenny” Gamble and Leon Huff launched a songwriting and production partnership that brought the immortal “Sound Of Philadelphia” brand of soul music to the world, the duo was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with the newly-named Ahmet Ertegun Award (formerly the “non-performer category”) at a ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on March 10.
In creating one of the most recognizable and influential catalogs in music history, the Grammy-winning, multi-platinum duo has written and produced numerous hits that reached #1 on both the pop and R&B charts, five Grammy Awards including the Recording Academy’s Trustees Award in 1999.
Here is the Q&A interview with Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff: